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Gouda Cheese Market

Markt 35, 2801 JK Gouda, The Netherlands
+31 182 589 110
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Well worth a visit

The cheese market takes place every Thursday morning from April to August (Inc). It is not an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
grahamesir
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Fantastic find

Stayed here for 1 night while away with work, the town is very picturesque with quaint shops and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tg1971_13
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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“cheese market” (29 reviews)
“takes place” (4 reviews)
“fun to watch” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Markt 35, 2801 JK Gouda, The Netherlands
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+31 182 589 110
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"cheese market"
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"takes place"
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"fun to watch"
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"great fun"
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"traditional costumes"
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"nice market"
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"wooden shoes"
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"easy parking"
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"food stalls"
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"gift shop"
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"horse drawn"
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"tourist information"
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"dutch cheese"
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"for sale"
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"market place"
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"great cheese"
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"the ground floor"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The cheese market takes place every Thursday morning from April to August (Inc). It is not an actual working market anymore but is staged to represent how the market used to operate with a running commentary in different languages. Look out for the guy in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night while away with work, the town is very picturesque with quaint shops and houses, little restaurants and wine bars scattered every where, there is a large town square with a large building think its a town hall, I have booked...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Realy nice environment and many interesting booths in market . Delusios cheeses and pastries. Open on Thursday.nice museum near buy.

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

The town hall looks wonderful in its commanding aspect on the market square in daylight - but to really appreciate it enjoy looking at it once darkness falls - then it is beyond compare.

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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Nice city with the museum of Gouda cheese. The city center has a beautiful church and there is a fantastic Gouda cheese shop behind. If you are in the south nearby, it worthes the visit.

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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

A lovely day out on the days the actual cheese market is here. You’ll see the Gouda cheeses being weighed and traded. As well as the horse carriages transporting the cheeses. Not sure which day it was, I think each Thursdays, but check before you...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Nice, quiet, tourist place. You can go around by walking, everywherw you go has something to offer. A lot of restaurant all over the place and coffee shops too.

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

This is a place were there weighed the cheese and still do once per month. When it is open it is a gift shop. Still has old charm

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Reviewed September 5, 2017

As a cheese connoisseur, if you do not visit Gouda, in Netherlands, then you do not know the innovation that cheese makers bring to wheels that go round and round! This market is an experience that does not have any equal. Although it was a...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2017

Totally worth it, super fun - lots of other vendors about the area. Some people dress in traditional Dutch costumes and they sell their gouda cheese. Its fun and a little cheesy (ha! get it???) Definitely worth the stop - also Gouda was the inventor...More

Thank erin y
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Eric1940
April 22, 2016|
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Response from tonyzed | Reviewed this property |
Sorry forgot to answer - no changes from Amsterdam, and train not crowded.
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